Towards smarter and greener decommissioning

Project and financing models for decommissioning are moving up oil and gas operators’ agenda worldwide as ‘lower for longer’ oil prices raise questions about how long ageing assets can operate viably beyond their design lives.

Mellitah extends firefighting system tender for DP4 platform

Mellitah Oil & Gas has extended an invitation for companies to apply to a tender to replace firefighting foam ...

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Lundin chooses ASCO for Barents Sea supply base deal

Supply base operator to the global oil and gas industry ASCO Norway has been awarded a contract for a total supply ...

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Shelf Drilling jack-up rig wins work in West Africa

Offshore driller Shelf Drilling has found work for one of its West Africa-based jack-up drilling rigs. According to ...

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Murphy takes PV Drilling jack-up on one-month deal

U.S. oil company Murphy Oil has reportedly hired one of PV Drilling’s offshore rigs on a one-month firm deal. ...

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TechnipFMC scoops Lancaster EPCI deal

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation ...

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Xodus in Senegal ESIA contract wins

UK’s Xodus Group has been awarded two Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) contracts for ...

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CNOOC picks Wood Group for South China Sea gig

UK-based energy services company Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by the China National Offshore Oil ...

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Africa Energy takes interest in Namibian acreage

Canadian oil and gas company Africa Energy has acquired a 10 percent interest in a license offshore Namibia.  ...

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Archer wins further P&A work with Repsol

Repsol Norge, a Norwegian unit of the Spanish oil company Repsol, has awarded oil services company ...

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Borr secures jack-up work off Gabon

Offshore driller Borr Drilling has accepted a letter of intent from BW Energy Dussafu, a subsidiary of BW Offshore, ...

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Total awards more time to Prosafe flotel

Oil company Total E&P UK has extended the charter of the Prosafe-owned flotel Safe Caledonia currently ...

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Shelf Drilling scoops two jack-up rig contracts

Shelf Drilling, a shallow water offshore drilling contractor, has secured contracts for two of its jack-up drilling ...

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Byron picks Ensco rig for GoM drilling

Byron Energy has signed a drilling contract with Ensco for the Ensco 68 jack-up rig to carry out the South Marsh ...

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InterMoor gets Mad Dog 2 mooring gig

InterMoor, a provider of mooring services in subsea services group Acteon, has been awarded a service contract with ...

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Origin takes more Otway stake

Origin Energy has entered into an agreement with Benaris to enable its subsidiary, Lattice Energy, to acquire ...

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Sembcorp Marine in further hull work on Petrobras FPSO

Offshore rig builder Sembcorp Marine has secured hull carry over works from Tupi B.V. for the FPSO P-68 Tupi ...

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Baker Hughes lands Zohr subsea work

Baker Hughes, a GE company, has been awarded a “major subsea contract” from Petrobel for phase two of ...

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Teekay entrusts MacGregor with work on 115 vessels

MacGregor, a part of Cargotec, has signed a five-year frame agreement with Teekay Shipping for spare parts, ...

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Babcock to support Rough decommissioning

UK-based support services company Babcock is working with Centrica Storage Limited to plan for decommissioning of ...

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Fairfield picks LOC as marine partner on Dunlin decom

LOC (Aberdeen) Ltd, part of the marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group, has been appointed by Fairfield to ...

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Solstad Farstad sells anchor handling trio

Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Farstad has sold three of its anchor handlers to the Brazilian Navy in ...

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Mermaid nets new subsea contract awards

Mermaid Maritime, a subsea and offshore drilling services company, has been awarded three subsea contracts with a ...

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Wood Group to provide subsea services for Ichthys project

Energy services company Wood Group has secured a five-year contract with Inpex Australia to provide subsea ...

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New marine transport contracts line up for Boskalis

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has recently been awarded a number of marine transport contracts with a combined ...

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Petrofac scoops $700 million Sakhalin project award

Oilfield services company Petrofac has been awarded a contract worth more than $700 million by Sakhalin Energy for ...

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Premier takes Vroon's ERRV for Catcher FPSO job

Dutch provider of offshore support vessels, Vroon, has entered into a five-year charter plus options with Premier ...

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CNOOC in pact with South Korean firm for offshore block

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with SK Innovation ...

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